"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam

The email message below: "Your Email ID Has Won Coca Cola Raffle Draw," is a lottery scam. The email message is not from COCA COLA or FIFA, and is only a trick by scammers to fool their potential victims into sending them their personal, financial, mobile phone number and other information, which they will subsequently use to scam them. By, asking them to send money in order to receive their so-called lottery prizes. Therefore, recipients of the fake email message should not respond to it, and should instead delete it.

Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw Phishing Scam

The "Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam

From: infoemail@cantv.net
Reply-to: infoataward2012@gmail.com
Sent: 10/23/2013 5:40:20 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time

Coca Cola Raffle Promotion Prize


The below information is for your Coca cola winning notification from our

office.Winning Amount: {ATTACHED} {ÂL1,000,000.00


We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just concluded annual final draws held on the 21 september 2013) London, United Kingdom by Coca-Cola Company in conjunction with Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee , your email was among the 20 Lucky winners who won £1,000.000.00 (One million Great Britain Pound Sterling) each on the COCA'COLA COMPANY PROMOTION AWARD

However the results were released on the (3rd October) and your email attached to ticket number (2PYUK2010) and ballot number (UK: 51322010/110) were among the lucky winners. The online draws was conducted by a random selection of email addresses from an exclusive list of 29,031 E-mail addresses of individuals and corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random computer search from the internet. However, no tickets were sold but all email addresses were assigned to different ticket numbers for representation and privacy. This Lottery is approved by the British Gambling Board and also Licensed by the International Association of Gambling Regulators (IAGR).This is the 3rd of its kind and we intend to sensitize the public.

This is in appreciation to our customers’ world wide for their support in the 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES IN LONDON and to seek your support in the 2014 FIFA world cup in Brazil. COCA COLA IS THE OFFICIAL DRINK IN THE 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP IN BRASIL.in other to claim your £1,000,000.00 prize winning which has been deposited with our paying bank.


Winners shall be paid in accordance with his/her Settlement Centre. Coca Cola Prize Award must be claimed no later than 60 days from the date of Draw Notification. Any Prize not claimed within this period will be forfeited.

You are requested to contact our fiduciary agent in London and send your winning details to him;



Tel: +44 703 174 3597

You are advised to send the following information to your agent to facilitate the release of your winning fund to you.

(1) NAME:

(2) AGE:

(3) SEX:


(5) EMAIL:

(6) PHONE:








Congratulations Once again!

Yours in service

Mrs. Linda Dominic.

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March 27, 2018 at 1:13 PM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Arusha, Tanzania

What about the cocacola mobile draw prize from cocacola company london... Is that even a scam?


March 27, 2018 at 4:34 PM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam

Yes, it is a scam.


January 15, 2018 at 3:58 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Bukoba, Kagera, Tanzania

hello how are you today! ok on 14/1/2017 I received a message from Coca Cola through phone number 255626558216:

"As a Caster.com:Congrats! that I won 980,000 pounds in the 2018 Coca Cola UK Raffle. To redeem, I asked to send my Age and mobile via e-mail on pay."

So is it true?


February 5, 2018 at 4:16 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

below I was also sent this message


December 14, 2017 at 6:54 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Dodoma, Tanzania

I received an sms that I won 980,000 pounds and I have to redeem my age via email.


December 19, 2017 at 7:53 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Zanzibar, Mjini Magharibi, Tanzania

Sent by unregistered version of SMS:

"caster.congrats! Yuor mobi6le 255765760707 won 980,000 pounds in the 2017 coca_cola UK Raffle.to redeem send your age and.I received this SMS from 255626558279."


December 19, 2017 at 7:22 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Zanzibar, Mjini Magharibi, Tanzania

I received an SMS I won 980,000 pounds from this number 255626558279 and I have redeem my age via email.


November 27, 2017 at 7:49 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

I received an SMS from this number 255623608463. It said I have won coca cola UK Raffle pound 980,000 to redeem the price I have to send my age and phone number.


November 16, 2017 at 8:34 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

I receive an SMS from coca cola from this number 255626558822. It said I've won coca cola UK raffle euro 980,000 to redeem the price I've to send my age and my phone number.


October 21, 2017 at 12:22 AM by
"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam
an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Here is another scam:

"Alert!: Your Mobile No 6143*** has won GBP 1,750,000 from Coke,To claim go to www.checkdraw.org, click CLAIM enter Ref: AU66725372 Helpline: info@moboccola.net"


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"Your Email ID has won Coca Cola Raffle Draw" Phishing Scam